Editorial: Dead or alive…

Death is a great leveller, they say. But, even death has not ended discrimination, if one is to go by reports which claimed that Dalits were denied entry to their burial and cremation ground in a village in Vellore district. Continue Reading

Poll for-‘caste’

The familiar formula is back in fashion. Not that it ever was off vogue, but poll time is when it bares its fangs and rears its venom-spewing head most. Casteism, particularly in TN, is a generational curse. However, while displaying its ugliest face this week it also unmasked all the political facades that kept the poisonous pot boiling for their own survival and success. Continue Reading